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  • Parkland teacher among semifinalists for Grammy Music Educator Award

    A Parkland School District teacher is a semifinalist for the Music Educator Award that will be presented at the Grammy Awards in February. Debra Reilly, who teaches at Springhouse Middle School and is orchestra director for the district, is among 25...
  • Northampton Community College lands $10 million job training grant

    – A $10 million federal grant is heading to the Lehigh Valley's community colleges to help the schools better prepare the next generation of welders, health care administrators and machine-repair workers. The grant money announced Monday is part of...
  • Dual Language charter school makes case for second location

    Dual Language charter school makes case for second location
    Losing students by the week because it doesn't have enough space, the Lehigh Valley Dual Language Charter School made another plea to the Bethlehem Area School District on Monday for permission to open a second location. Parents and representatives of...
  • District 25 to host community meetings on enrollment

    District 25 to host community meetings on enrollment
    Arlington Heights School District 25 is taking on unexpected enrollment spikes with a series of community forums. Ivy Hill Elementary School, which has seen the largest student population increases this year, will host two meetings, including on Sept....
  • Emmaus Arts Commission announces student film festival plans

    Emmaus Arts Commission announces student film festival plans
    The Emmaus Arts Commission is holding its annual Student Film Festival. Students are given 96 hours to conceptualize, shoot, edit and produce a 6-minute (maximum length) film. Organized as a school or team competition, winners receive cash and prizes...
  • How to talk to children about the Gaza war

    How to talk to children about the Gaza war
    NEW YORK (JTA) — With the new school year nearly upon us, Jewish educational leaders are scrambling to prepare their teachers to discuss this summer's Gaza War. The most pressing challenge is to design age-appropriate conversations: At which grade...
  • Newport-Mesa schools give go-ahead to arts and sciences academies

    Signature Academies, which allow students to specialize in a specific subject from kindergarten through graduation, will begin to emerge at Newport-Mesa schools this year. However, officials said they have not fully vetted the idea of allowing...
  • Hartford Fifth-Graders Improve In Science; High School Scores Lag

    Hartford Fifth-Graders Improve In Science; High School Scores Lag
    HARTFORD — Newly released science scores from the state's 2014 standardized exams indicate a trend of improvement for Hartford fifth-graders — and an ongoing struggle in the subject for the city's high school sophomores, according to state...
  • Cupich brings experience leading Catholic schools

     Cupich brings experience leading Catholic schools
    When incoming Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich arrives in November, he becomes CEO of the nation's largest Roman Catholic school system, with more than 83,000 students and 244 schools — a giant leap from his first diocese in South Dakota, which has...
  • Good schools deserve investment [Commentary]

    Good schools deserve investment [Commentary]
    This weekend over 700 people were scheduled to attend our 6th annual Archdiocese of Baltimore Gala to raise money for students who otherwise could not afford to attend a Catholic school in the Archdiocese. Since its inception, the gala has raised more...
  • Damage control when your kid brings home a D

    Damage control when your kid brings home a D
    Your middle-schooler just got her first D. What’s an appropriate response? Parent advice Try not to overreact and then try to find out the reason by calmly discussing it. If the reason is vague, request a conference with the teacher as soon as...